All tagged ER

dealing with difficult doctors.

Pain comes in all forms. The small twinge, a bit of soreness, the random pain that we live with everyday. Then there is the kind of pain you just can't ignore, a level of pain so great that it blocks out everything else, makes the rest of your world fade away until all we can think about is how much we hurt, how we manage our pain is up to us. We anesthetize, ride it out, embrace it, ignore it, and for some of us the best way to manage pain is to just push through it. That's what most of us are doing, pushing through it. But let's advocate for ourselves and find someone to help us through it so we're not alone in this.

what you think won't happen to you, happened to me.

March is National Blood Clot Awareness Month... I know I know every month there is some sort of awareness month and what good does awareness do, most people know about cancer, but with blood clots, it's a little different. I almost died from a blood clot. There are signs and symptoms everyone should know to protect themselves, because the one thing I've learned, blood clots do not discriminate.